Wed., September 26, 2012 12:00pm
University of Georgia officials have created a facility to house pets in hurricanes and other emergencies. Many people refuse to evacuate their homes during emergencies because they don't want to leave their pets, putting themselves at risk.
Mon., September 26, 2011 3:35pm
Georgia might not be deeply affected by a stoppage of FEMA disaster funds -- at least in the short term. The U.S. Senate on Monday was set to vote on a bill that would in part restore money to FEMA's disaster relief fund. Georgia emergency officials say much of the already-approved federal assistance money would not be affected.
Mon., May 23, 2011 7:57am
A state agency says Georgia timber growers are suffering from record losses after wildfires in March and tornadoes in April wiped out 301 square miles of forest statewide.